Human Rights Events

Human Rights in Practice Event Series

Duke Law hosts a number of human rights events, ranging from lectures to symposiums to workshops and panels. The Human Rights in Practice event series, organized by Duke Law's International Human Rights Clinic and the Center for International and Comparative Law, brings together speakers such as human rights practitioners, government and inter-governmental officials, judges, human rights scholars, attorneys, and policy-makers. Topics address an array of contemporary human rights issues and methodological challenges in the practice of human rights.

TO JOIN THE EVENTS

Click here [ https://bit.ly/HumanRightsInPractice ] to join via laptop/Zoom app on your phone.

Please note that all sessions will be recorded and published, contingent on consent from presenters in each. Attendees should be mindful of this in case their personal information, including possibly name, picture, or video appears at any time during any of the recordings.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Human Rights in Practice -- Digital Rights and Discrimination; Monday, September 28, 2020, at 12:30 p.m.; Virtual
  • Human Rights in Practice -- Access to Health Care in Prisons during the Pandemic; Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at 12:30 p.m.; Virtual
  • Human Rights in Practice -- Torture Victim Protection Act Litigation; Monday, October 26, 2020, at 12:30 p.m.; Virtual
 

Past Events: 2020

  • International Aspects and Impacts of the Black Lives Matter Movement [Virtual Event]; Tuesday, September 15, 12:30 p.m.
  • VIRTUAL -- COVID-19: Advancing Rights and Justice During a Pandemic -- COVID-19 and the Human Rights of LGBTI People; May 19, 2020 at 12:10 p.m.
  • VIRTUAL -- Rethinking Essential: Business, Work, and Human Rights in the Covid-19 Pandemic | Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 12:10 p.m.
  • VIRTUAL -- Education Rebound for all During and After COVID-19: Charting the Way Forward | May 13, 2020 at 12:10 p.m.
  • VIRTUAL -- COVID-19: Advancing Rights and Justice During a Pandemic -- COVID-19 and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • VIRTUAL -- COVID-19: Advancing Rights and Justice During a Pandemic -- The Deployment of COVID-19 to Undermine Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • VIRTUAL -- COVID-19: Advancing Rights and Justice During a Pandemic -- COVID-19 and Mental Health: Wellbeing and Resilience During the Pandemic
  • VIRTUAL -- COVID-19: Advancing Rights and Justice During a Pandemic -- Movements, Organizing, and Empowerment in the Time of COVID-19
  • VIRTUAL -- COVID-19: Advancing Rights and Justice During a Pandemic -- COVID-19 and its Response: Risks to Refugees, Migrants, and Asylum-Seekers
  • VIRTUAL -- COVID-19: Advancing Rights and Justice During a Pandemic -- COVID-19 in Conflict: What to Expect? And What Can be Done?
  • VIRTUAL -- COVID-19: Advancing Rights and Justice During a Pandemic -- Innovating Human Rights: Responsibility, Hope, and Strategy in Crisis
  • VIRTUAL -- COVID-19: Advancing Rights and Justice During a Pandemic -- Innovating Advocacy: Legal Approaches in a New [Pandemic] Terrain
  • VIRTUAL -- COVID-19: Advancing Rights and Justice During a Pandemic -- Flattening the Pandemic Curve While Upholding Digital and Information Rights
  • VIRTUAL -- COVID-19: Advancing Rights and Justice During a Pandemic -- COVID-19's Impact on Health, Housing, Water, and Sanitation: Socioeconomic Rights in Crisis
  • VIRTUAL -- COVID-19: Advancing Rights and Justice During a Pandemic -- Impacts of COVID-19 on Marginalized Groups: Implications for Policy and Advocacy
  • VIRTUAL -- COVID-19: Advancing Rights and Justice During a Pandemic -- States of Emergency and Government Powers in and After the Pandemic
  • Human Rights in Practice -- Law and Social Movements: The Turn to Law Reform and Policy Platforms in Today's Left with Prof. Amna Akbar
  • Career Session with Prof. Amna Akbar; February 20, at 1:35 p.m.; Riddick Rare Book Room
  • Human rights in Practice -- Book Talk -- A Woman's Place: US Counterterrorism Since 9/11; with Dr. Joana Cook
  • Gender Dimensions of Business and Human Rights with Prof. Surya Deva
  • Human Rights in Practice -- The Right to Housing and Corporate Responsibility; with Prof. Surya Deva
  • Career Session with Prof. Surya Deva
  • Career Session with Prof. Ratna Kapur
  • Book Talk -- Gender, Alterity, and Human Rights: Freedom in a Fishbowl; with Prof. Ratna Kapur